News, articles and events on Green Jobs

  1. Event

    ILO workshop highlights importance of cooperatives in creation of decent jobs for waste pickers

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    International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

    Delivering economic and social justice for indigenous and tribal peoples through decent work

    09 August 2016

    "Together, by building bridges and strengthening partnerships, guaranteeing equal access to education and most importantly, by empowering indigenous and tribal peoples through decent work, we can surmount the challenges ahead," says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  3. Marking International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2016

    Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and Combating Climate Change: Indigenous Peoples as Change Agents through Decent Work

    ILO experts to discuss how to support indigenous peoples in their critical role as agents of change in both achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and combating climate change.

  4. Our impact, their voice

    After the flood: Turning disaster into opportunity

    21 July 2016

    Following the devastating floods in Pakistan’s rural Sindh province, the International Labour Organization joined the United Nations to help thousands of families put their lives back on track.

  5. Video interview

    Why gender matters in climate change financing

    06 July 2016

    When it comes to financing climate mitigation and adaption, gender must be a central consideration. Mariama Williams, Senior Programme Officer, Global Governance for Development Programme at the South Centre explains why.

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    Gender and Climate Change Financing - Why does it matter for Employment, Women's Empowerment and Social Equity Prospects?

    This event is organized within the framework of ILO's Green Centenary Initiative and Women at Work Centenary Initiative.

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    World Environment Day 2016

    Preserve the environment to boost development and provide jobs

    05 June 2016

    Illegal wildlife trade harms not only the environment, it risks jobs, development and livelihoods, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder, on World Environment Day

  8. 105th International Labour Conference

    A green world of work?

    03 June 2016

    ILO's Pete Forster talks with Kamal Gueye, an ILO Green Jobs Specialist, about the ways in which environmental change is going to transform the world of work and how we can prepare for it.

  9. Green Jobs

    First ever Zambia Social Protection Week

    20 May 2016

    During this first of its kind weeklong event, representatives of the Zambia Green Jobs Program shared experience and best practices on how to extend social protection to workers in the informal economy.

  10. News

    Senegal holds first Green Economy Academy

    10 May 2016

    Over 70 representatives of policy, research and analysis institutions rallied on the first edition of the Green Economy Academy in Dakar, Senegal, on 3-5 May 2016.